gombeen

[ gom-been ]
/ gɒmˈbin /
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noun Irish English.


Nearby words

  1. golp,
  2. golschmann,
  3. goltz,
  4. gom,
  5. gombe,
  6. gombeen-man,
  7. gombeenism,
  8. gomberg,
  9. gombo,
  10. gombroon

Origin of gombeen

1860–65; < Irish gaimbín interest, especially exorbitant interest, literally, bit, small piece, diminutive of gamba lump, hunk

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